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NYSE:BKU

BankUnited - BKU Stock Forecast, Price & News

$40.68
-0.41 (-1.00%)
(As of 08/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.26
$40.82
50-Day Range
$34.23
$41.09
52-Week Range
$33.90
$46.75
Volume
329,006 shs
Average Volume
858,899 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.17 billion
P/E Ratio
10.27
Dividend Yield
2.43%
Price Target
$45.00

BankUnited MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.71 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.6% Upside
$45.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.68% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.25mentions of BankUnited in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$306,981 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.43%
From $3.70 to $4.16 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.09 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

824th out of 932 stocks

Federal Savings Institutions Industry

38th out of 44 stocks

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About BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) Stock

BankUnited, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for BankUnited, a national banking association that provides a range of banking services in the United States. The company offers deposit products, such as checking, money market deposit, and savings accounts; certificates of deposit; and treasury, commercial payment, and cash management services. Its loans portfolio includes commercial loans, including equipment loans, secured and unsecured lines of credit, formula-based loans, owner-occupied commercial real estate term loans and lines of credit, mortgage warehouse lines, letters of credit, commercial credit cards, small business administration and U.S. department of agriculture product offerings, export-import bank financing products, trade finance, and business acquisition finance credit facilities; commercial real estate loans; residential mortgages; and other consumer loans. The company also offers online, mobile, and telephone banking services. As of December 31, 2021, it operated through a network of 63 banking centers located in 13 Florida counties; and 4 banking centers in the New York metropolitan area. The company was formerly known as BU Financial Corporation. BankUnited, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several equities analysts have commented on BKU shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price objective on shares of BankUnited from $43.00 to $38.00 and set an "underweight" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 1st. Wells Fargo & Company increased their price objective on shares of BankUnited to $45.00 in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods lowered shares of BankUnited from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating and set a $51.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Thursday, June 2nd. Piper Sandler increased their price target on BankUnited to $40.00 in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Finally, StockNews.com upgraded shares of BankUnited from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat, the company currently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $45.00.

BankUnited Trading Down 0.9 %

Shares of NYSE:BKU traded down $0.36 on Wednesday, hitting $40.73. The company had a trading volume of 8,265 shares, compared to its average volume of 601,124. BankUnited has a 1 year low of $33.90 and a 1 year high of $46.75. The firm's 50-day simple moving average is $37.04 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $40.17. The company has a quick ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.17 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.27 and a beta of 1.25.

BankUnited (NYSE:BKU - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.90 by ($0.08). BankUnited had a net margin of 32.13% and a return on equity of 12.00%. The firm had revenue of $238.87 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $245.42 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.11 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that BankUnited will post 3.7 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

BankUnited Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 14th were given a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, July 13th. BankUnited's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 25.25%.

Insider Buying and Selling at BankUnited

In related news, insider Jay D. Richards sold 7,415 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.40, for a total transaction of $306,981.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 30,973 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,282,282.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 0.91% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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BKU Stock News Headlines

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BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) Upgraded at StockNews.com
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BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) PT Raised to $40.00
BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) Sees Strong Trading Volume
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BKU Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/29 Dividend
7/13/2022
Last Earnings
7/21/2022
Dividend Payable
7/29/2022
Today
8/17/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/20/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Federal savings institutions
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
06652K10
Employees
1,495
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$45.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$53.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$38.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+10.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.71
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$414.98 million
Pretax Margin
32.98%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.09 billion
Cash Flow
$5.27 per share
Book Value
$32.16 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
77,214,000
Market Cap
$3.17 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.25














BKU Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell BankUnited stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BankUnited in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" BKU shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BKU, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is BankUnited's stock price forecast for 2022?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for BankUnited's stock. Their BKU share price forecasts range from $38.00 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $45.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have BKU shares performed in 2022?

BankUnited's stock was trading at $42.31 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, BKU stock has decreased by 3.9% and is now trading at $40.68.
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When is BankUnited's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 20th 2022.
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How were BankUnited's earnings last quarter?

BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 21st. The financial services provider reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.08. The financial services provider earned $238.87 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $245.42 million. BankUnited had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.00% and a net margin of 32.13%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.11 EPS.

How often does BankUnited pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BankUnited?

BankUnited declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, July 29th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 13th.
Read our dividend analysis for BKU
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Is BankUnited a good dividend stock?

BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.43%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 25.25%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BKU will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.04% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for BKU.

What is Raj Singh's approval rating as BankUnited's CEO?

18 employees have rated BankUnited Chief Executive Officer Raj Singh on Glassdoor.com. Raj Singh has an approval rating of 62% among the company's employees. This puts Raj Singh in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of BankUnited own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BankUnited investors own include Citigroup (C), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Boeing (BA), General Motors (GM), Intel (INTC), KeyCorp (KEY), AT&T (T), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Bank of America (BAC).

What is BankUnited's stock symbol?

BankUnited trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BKU."

Who are BankUnited's major shareholders?

BankUnited's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (10.33%), State Street Corp (6.32%), FMR LLC (3.94%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.44%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.61%) and Aristotle Capital Boston LLC (1.49%). Insiders that own company stock include Douglas J Pauls, Douglas J Pauls, Jay D Richards, John N Digiacomo, Kevin A Malcolm, Leslie Lunak, Rajinder P Singh and Sanjiv Sobti.
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How do I buy shares of BankUnited?

Shares of BKU stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is BankUnited's stock price today?

One share of BKU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.68.

How much money does BankUnited make?

BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) has a market capitalization of $3.17 billion and generates $1.09 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $414.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.96 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does BankUnited have?

The company employs 1,495 workers across the globe.

How can I contact BankUnited?

BankUnited's mailing address is 14817 OAK LANE, MIAMI LAKES FL, 33016. The official website for the company is www.bankunited.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (877) 779-2265, via email at llunak@bankunited.com, or via fax at 305-569-2019.

This page (NYSE:BKU) was last updated on 8/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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